Victor Perez, President and CEO
A lifelong native of the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo (PSJA) area, Victor Perez is President and Chief Executive Officer for the Pharr Economic Development Corporation. As President & CEO, he works to promote and maintain the economic vitality and quality of life in the city of Pharr by stimulating capital investment, retention and attraction of industry and job creation.
Perez boasts a strong background in management experience, previously servings as Principal, and District Administrator for School Operations at Progreso Independent School District after having served in various leadership capacities at the district since 2004. Prior to his employment at Progreso, Perez worked for PSJA Independent School District as an educator, Head Athletic Coordinator and Student Liaison. Perez graduated from the University of Texas-Pan American with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration.
Along with his management experience, Perez has an extensive background in public service and community development. Perez served as Alamo City Commissioner, Planning and Zoning Board Member for the City of Alamo, PSJA School Board Trustee, and Progreso Municipal Judge. Perez also sat on the governing board of the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council, the area’s regional council of governments, for eight years. He is a member of the Alamo-Pharr Lions Club and the Alamo Quarterback Club, amongst other community organizations.